CuOro Terminates Option Agreement at Barranco de Lobo Property
October 22, 2012
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA --CuOro Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:CUA) (FRANKFURT:6BC) (OTCQX:CRUOF) ("CuOro" or the "Company") has completed its initial assessment of the Barranco de Lobo project in Colombia. After review it was concluded that the work program produced mixed results, with some positive indications of mineralization, but overall the results did not fully meet expectations.
The Barranco de Lobo project is held pursuant to an option agreement that calls for further cash payments of US $600,000. The Company has been in negotiations with the underlying owner seeking an amendment of the quantum and timing of the option payments. Such negotiations have recently concluded with the owner demanding payment of the option payments as per the initial contract or a notice of default would be issued. In light of this, management has recommended and the Board has approved terminating the option agreement. The Company will be writing off all capitalized costs.
About CuOro Resources Corp.
CuOro is a Canadian publicly-listed exploration company with two projects in Colombia. The company flagship Santa Elena Copper project, located in Antioquia is prospective for high-grade near surface VMS copper deposits. The current 25,000m drill program is nearing completion with recent results returning assays of 102.9m at 1.44% Cu, including 14m at 2.9% copper. The Company is well capitalized and has the right to acquire 100% interest in the Santa Elena Property. It is managed by an experienced and technical management team residing in Medellin, Colombia. The long-term growth strategy is to continue identifying and acquiring new assets in South America with a focus on copper and gold, and the commitment to upholding the highest environmental and social standards.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors of CuOro,
John Seaman, Director
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